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Table 2 Indication for ECLS support in the Transport group

From: ECLS supported transport of ICU patients: does out-of -house implantation impact survival?

Indication for ECMO (transport only) total v-v v-a p
Total 243 114 129  
Pneumonia 102 (42) 89 11 p < 0.001
Influenza A 18 (7) 16 2 p < 0.001
ARDS 138 (57) 118 16 p < 0.001
Lungfibrosis 3 (1) 2 1 p = 0.577
Pulmonary hypertension 8 (3) 2 6 p = 0.84
Cystic fibrosis 4 (2) 4 0 p = 0.091
Lung embolia 11 (5) 0 11 p < 0.001
PMR/VSD/ASD 10 (4) 2 8 p = 0.024
Myocardial infarction (NSTEMI, STEMI) 35 (14) 1 34 p < 0.001
DCM 15 (6) 0 14 p < 0.001
Myocarditis 11 (5) 0 11 p < 0.001
Peripartum cardiomyopathy 3 (1) 0 3 p = 0.089
Polytrauma 8 (3) 8 0 p = 0.008
Sepsis 0 0 0  
Post DLTX 0 0 0  
Postcardiectomie 1 (0.4) 0 0 p = 0.285
Burn 0   0 p = 0.362
post HTX 4 (2) 0 0  
Cardiac failure after VAD 1 (0.4) 0 1 p = 0.449
Postcardiotomie 1 (0.4) 0 1 P = 0.449
Others 9 (4) 6 3 p = 0.362
  1. v-v: veno-venous support, v-a veno-arterial support, dltx: Double lung transplantation, DCM: dilative cardiomyopathy